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Ban Bossy — I'm Not Bossy. I'm the Boss.
Mixed views on the ‘Ban Bossy’ campaign from around the Internet

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg’s has launched a campaign to ban the word “bossy,” and it has caused quite the reaction from various internet sources. Sandberg, who has the support of Beyonce, Condolleeza Rice, and more, believes that “when a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a ‘leader.’ Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded ‘bossy.'” Ultimately, Sandberg hopes that the banning of the word will encourage more young girls to become leaders. Below are some links to varied opinions on the topic from around the Internet. What are your thoughts? Is this a progressive step or a misguided campaign?